Ken Nachbar’s practice focuses on cases involving mergers and acquisitions, control contests, shareholder class and derivative actions, and contractual disputes. He advises corporate clients and boards of directors with respect to litigation and transactional matters including structuring of corporate transactions, defensive mechanisms and representation of special negotiating committees and special litigation committees.
As both lead and co-counsel, Ken has litigated many of the seminal cases involving Delaware corporate law for clients such as The Dow Chemical Company, Facebook, Inc., Barclay’s Bank Delaware, FedEx Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Allergan, Inc., Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. and KFC Corporation, as well as many private companies. Ken has also advised special committees of the boards of companies such as Ralph Lauren Corporation, TripAdvisor, Inc., Massey Corporation and MoneyGram International, Inc.
Ken is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Chambers USA has listed Ken in its top band for Delaware Court of Chancery since its inception (2002-2018). Clients and peers describe him as “a terrific Chancery Court lawyer” who has a “tremendous effect on the courts in Delaware.” He “has the rare combination of a substantive command of the law and the ability to get up there and effectively argue cases.” “You know you must bring your ‘A’ game when you are against him.”
In addition to Chambers USA, Ken has been recognized by numerous other publications including The Legal 500 US, Delaware Super Lawyers, and LawDragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America. He was named a Delaware Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation (2013-2017) and the 2015 and 2018 Delaware Lawyer of the Year for Bet-the-Company Litigation by The Best Lawyers in America®.